Materiales e innovación en arquitectura sanitaria: cobre, barrera antibacteriana para espacios sanitarios = Materials and innovation in sanitary architecture: copper, antibacterial barrier for sanitary spaces

Paula Aillón García, Consuelo Acha Román, Julian Manuel Domínguez Fernández


doi:10.20868/ade.2017.3678

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Resumen


La inclusión del cobre como material antibacteriano en la arquitectura sanitaria ayuda a resolver la gran paradoja que existe en los servicios asistenciales; entrar a servicios de salud para sanarse de una enfermedad puntual y adquirir enfermedades de riesgo de muerte. Esta investigación demuestra la eficacia del cobre en formato laminar en vez de sólido, haciendo mediciones de
 con luminometría, abriendo un camino factible para el cobre como revestimiento antibacteriano y dotando de su propiedad antibacteriana superficial a costos reducidos, sin necesidad de cambios de mobiliario ni obras

Abstract

The inclusion of copper as an antibacterial material in health architecture helps to solve the great paradox that exists in healthcare services; enter health services to heal from a specific illness and acquire life-threatening diseases. This research demonstrates the effectiveness of copper in laminar format instead of solid, making measurements of ATP with luminometry, opening a feasible way for copper as an antibacterial coating and endowing its superficial antibacterial property at reduced costs, without the need for furniture changes or works.


Palabras clave


Cobre; superficie antibacteriano; infecciones intrahospitalarias; arquitectura sanitaria;Copper; antibacterial surface; nosocomial infections; sanitary architecture

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